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once again in round rock, texas, to vote on michael dell's $24.4 billion offer. but carl icahn is still leading the charge against that offer, calling it too low. icahn is now suing dell and its board to try to block changes in the offer that could impact the voting. david faber was reporting last night that the talks between michael dell and silver lake, that consortium and dell special committee continue and the focus now is on a higher bid from that group in exchange for a shift in the voting standard, the talks are said to be tenuous, but progress apparently being made. should be interesting to see what happens this morning. i should say it is also possible this is not the final episode that this vote gets pushed. i know of three people who did not get on planes last night because they were told this is not going to happen this morning. >> a big surprise if it does. >> if you don't vote at all, it is -- >> right now, the deal is if you don't vote, that's considered a no. what michael dell wants to do is raise the bid to 1375 in exchange for the -- >> ten cents for that. what about t
. exactly where we don't need t very warm for you in the desert southwest and texas. warm as can be. delays, probably a few of those today, namely orlando and atlanta due to some chance of thunderstorms and maybe some showers. chicago, though, your major airports, no issues whatsoever. got more coming up right around the corner right here on "squawk box." [ male announcer ] at optionsxpress, our clients really appreciate our powerful, easy-to-use platform. no, thank you. we know you're always looking for the best fill price. and walk limit automatically tries to find it for you. just set your start and end price. and let it do its thing. wow, more fan mail. my uncle wanted to say thanks for idea hub. he loves how he can click on it and get specific actionable trade ideas with their probabilities throughout the day. [ male announcer ] open an account and get a $150 amazon.com gift card. call 1-888-280-0149 now. optionsxpress by charles schwab. >>> time now for the executive enl, this is a daily segment focused on giving business leaders a leg up. the washington post reports an audit found th
. that doesn't include southwest texas, and the natural gas production continues to grow as well in the marcellus and you got lots of other opportunities, when demand comes on even further. >> and at this point it has been the railroads, burlington, how many train cars they have coming out of that area. how long does it take to build up the infrastructure? >> it is happening now. it is a matter of years to build the entire infrastructure, but depends where you are. in north dakota didn't have much of an infrastructure. texas, oklahoma, have more. in the mid-atlantic and marcellus, more natural gas rich, the infrastructure, there was some there, it is now coming online. a lot of companies in their building pipelines. >> how difficult is it to get the permits? >> that is an issue at the state level and federal level. we want to make sure we have a process in place that the permits can be provided in a speedy, you know, speedy fashion. not an absolute barrier or obstacle, something we're working closely with the government to make sure the permits are available. >> yesterday, we tal
is pleased how this is painting olman. >> the former ceo of texas instruments on the chairman of the board of j.p. penney said bill ackman's latest actions are disruptive and counterproductive in an important state of the recovery and leading a campaign to a point ron johnson under whose leadership performance deteriorated precipitously. now the board is going after ackman, the largest shareholder. the new ceo was the older ceo. the former ceo may or may not come back. all of which is happening two a stock that had problems with suppliers and we're four months ahead of the holiday situation. >> i wonder about the supplier's story. when that came out, that made the stock drop 12%. the company came out and said there is absolutely no truth to that, the stock popped back. there is a lot of people pushing to try to manipulate that stock. >> here's my question. if are you the board of a company supposed to be beholden or at least consider the shareholders and your largest shareholder is somebody that you dislike immensely and you don't agree with what they've done or what they are doing, do you
? it tonight be football. >> the alabama-texas a&m game i prices. the second highest matchup. also between sec teams. lsu versus alabama, $550 a ticket is what they're going for. >> okay. we're vivid, live in color. we're data in just a moment in just a moment. . . >> welcome back to "squawk box." second look, second quarter gdp. whopping 2.5, a .7 revision to the upside, better than anticipated. that's why we paid so much attention to that dropping trade deficit that we recently received. jobless claims, they move d rev 337. so last week, 336, revised to 337, down to 331,000. continuing claims hovering under 2.99 million. let's go through the internals of that gdp. of course, that itself the annualized quarter over quarter. we look at personal consumption, important. pretty much spot-on at 1.8. we look at the price index a. little elevated at .8. last expectations were 4.7. if we look at the personal consumption and expenditure, also up .8 of 1%. it's definitely a much stronger than expected number. now, of course, we have to figure in that age old question that when we receive second look at
possible in the northeast. flooding rains still for the central plains and, yes, still hot in texas. we're talking brutal heat there. later on, as we make our way to the weekend, more showers to the eastern third of the country. still very warm in the southern plains. speaking of the southern plains, no delays expected in dallas, but when you get on the plane, keep the shades down. makes it a little cooler inside the plane itself. atlanta, pittsburgh, could have thunderstorms popping up. with it, delays are a possibility. folks, more coming up right around the corner. keep it here on "squawk box." >>> it is time for "the executive edge." this is a new segment we're launching this week, focused on giving business leaders a leg up. our goal is to highlight interesting stories that go beyond the morning's top headlines. let's start things off this morning with some brow raising comments from the president of the afl-cio. in an interview with usa today, he says the labor movement is in crisis. he plans to push for far reaching changes next month. including expanding membership beyond unions
contain roughly 30,000 units and located in dallas, atlanta, other parts of texas and the southeast. >>> a judge has thrown out race-based claims in a paula deen lawsuit. those claims were made by a former savanna restaurant manager. the lawsuit ended up causing the celebrity cook to lose a big slice of her empire. >>> when we come back, attention airline passengers. why some say that higher fares could soon be in the cards. "squawk box" will be right back. peace of mind is important when you're running a successful business. so we provide it services you can rely on. with centurylink as your trusted it partner, you'll experience reliable uptime for the network and services you depend on. multi-layered security solutions keep your information safe, and secure. and responsive dedicated support meets your needs, and eases your mind. centurylink. your link to what's next. >>> time for "the executive edge," a daily segment focused on giving business leaders a leg up. first up, ford ceo is brushing off china slowdown fears. he tells cnbc he is not overly concerned about a pull gaback i g
, texas and north carolina say the combined company would benefit their local economies. the three states are home to large hubs for america and us airways. >> how do you feel? >> it reminds me of the sirius xm messing around. even with at&t, t-mobile, i thought that was stupid. this one, do you think they should get together? >> i always thought this would happen, i feel sort of like, you know, the barn door already has swung open. a little late now. >> i wonder whether leaving them out there means they just fall apart and die or they actually, if they were together, this he create -- >> you know the key stuff they give out, the combined airline would control a huge percentage of flights out of ronald reagan airport. the bure cat bureaucrats were . >> they didn't use that antiquated whatever it is, that rule, that they use with at&t and t-mobile. >> 4 to 3, 3 to 2. >> no, the name. the highsenburg principle of uncertainty. >> you're watching too much "breaking bad". >> no, no, no. i only know -- don't do that to me. i only saw him call himself highsenburg once. is that his name with two
. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 so call now. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 . >> joining us from austin, texas, is mike kyle, our guest host is option monster.com co-founder and cnbc contributor john negarian, as the further we get away, this fades from our memory, do you expect any even hangover today from what happened yesterday on the nasdaq, mike? >> well, i think obviously this is a little wake-up call, there are some frailties in electronic trading. i think it's important for people to remember on balance we're all net benefit fisheries of electronic trading. we have seen massive improvements in liquidity, massive improvements in the net transaction costs most investors are experiencing. there are issues when these types of things come up with communication between market participants. i heard the chairman in the nasdaq communicating with market participants. i don't know how effectively he may have communicated with others. we're material participant in the electronic trading markets ourselves. what we were receiving were simply e-mails. we weren't getting a lot more detail than anybody in the m
than they are on the taxes of texas or -- >> balance, balance. >> faveness, balance. >> ba are you arguing for? it's going to be balanced and sensible. are you arguing for unbalanced and unsensible? are you stupid? >> hey, joe, you ever meet people, you will be in a conversation, they go, listen, trust me on this -- when somebody comes out with anything too quick in a conversation or a relationship or a friendship or in a political relationship, that's when i kind of pull back. i would assume that people are going to be fair in government that are trying to serve the people and the more they remind me, the more i know it's disingenuous. >> all right. thank you. >> one more thing, joe. >> go ahead. >> you see the yield? look at your screen. >> 2.77 earlier. where is it now? >> it touched 2.74 and three quarters, hovering at 275. this is a hugely significant area. if we start to slip below this, look for done sol days ago, when i say slip below it, closing basis mostly. >> i like it. we'll be watching it. it feels like the fever is breaking. breaking for all the wrong reason, hey, th
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